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Importance of Social Media

Importance of Social Media I'm a bit of a technological dinosaur.  I feel like I'm one of the five people in the world who still use a flip phone and probably the only person who has managed to avoid having Facebook put a timeline on my profile (You're in good company if that doesn't make sense).  I still sit at a computer to check my emails and I do not know how to play Angry Birds.  The first step is admitting you have a problem, right? Well after careful thought, I will no longer drag my feet into this techie generation.  Tonight I was encouraged by a seminar at the vet school presented by the media savvy experts at Veterinary News Network.  The seminar took students through the ever expanding importance of social media in our lives and profession.  Some shocking statistics of our evolving means of communications and technology were presented to us.  For example, there are about one million books published every year, but Americans n... (Read More)